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First View from the Ruins of the Baths of Antoninus Pius

First View from the Ruins of the Baths of Caracalla
Important Monuments of the Ruins of Roman Antiquity, Taken from Life (often called The Large Book of Ruins), plate S

1551
Hieronymus Cock (Netherlandish, 1510–1570)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hollstein (Dutch and Flemish) 41; Riggs 20

Dimensions

Sheet: 22.4 x 30.2 cm (8 13/16 x 11 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.371

Medium or Technique

Etching

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

In plate, upper left: • S •; upper right: EX RVINIS THERMARVM ANTONINI PII, PROSPECTVS • 1 •

Signed

Not signed

Markings

No watermark; verso, MFA stamp, with accession number in graphite: 59.371

Provenance

June 9, 1959, purchased from Craddock & Barnard (dealers), London, by the MFA.

Credit Line

William A. Sargent Fund